South East Europe Neurosurgical Society (SEENS), Semmes-Murphey Clinic and Department of Neurosurgery, UT: Leadership Symposium


Faculty Pre-meeting Dinner: Capital Grille, May 3, 2018 6:00 pm

Location: MERI Neurosurgical Institute, Memphis, TN, USA

Date: May 4, 2018

Time: Registration and continental breakfast 7:30. Symposium: 8-11 a.m.

Moderators: Kenan Arnautovic and Frederick Boop


Faculty and lectures (10 minutes each and 5 min discussion):


Jon Robertson (Professor of NS, Past President of AANS): Lifelong leadership in neurosurgery: what would I do different in retrospect

Kresimir Rotim (Professor of NS, SEENS Honorary President, Past President Croatian Neurosurgical Society,): Turning mission impossible into possible: new horizons of leadership

Lukas Rasulic (Professor of NS, President of SEENS, President of Serbian Neurosurgical Society): SeENS within EANS and WFNS - Turning impossible missions into new perspectives of leadership

Kevin Foley (Professor of NS, Chairman SMC):  Lifelong innovations and advancements in neurosurgery: my biggest mistakes

Miroslav Vukic (Professor of NS, President of Croatian Neurosurgical Society, Vice-President of WFNS): CSF Circulation landmark discoveries: What we know, what we do not know and what we want to know.

Nelson Oyesiku (Professor of NS, Editor-in- chief Neurosurgery/Operative Neurosurgery): New directions in neurosurgery publications

Fatos Olldashi (Professor of NS, President Albanian Neurosurgical Society): Management of neurotrauma in low income country

Andrew Gienapp (Residency Program Coordinator and Medical Editor, SMC and Department of Neurosurgery, UT): How to publish in best neurosurgical journals

Rasim Skomorac (Professor of NS, President Bosnian Neurosurgical Society): Organization of Neurosurgical Units in Health Care System of Bosnia and Herzegovina- Challenges and Opportunities

John Lewis (CEO SMC): Nonmedical director to neurosurgeons: impossible mission?

Bruno Splavski (Professor of NS, Past Vice-President Croatian Neurosurgical Society): Nanotechnology in neurosurgery: are we going to be operating in the future

Adam Arthur (Professor of NS): Developing vascular neurosurgery center of excellence: challenges

Ibrahim Omerhodzic (Neurosurgeon, Secretary, Bosnian Neurosurgical Society, Assistent Secretary of SEENS), Neurosurgical training program in Europe: EANS and SEENS Perspective

Mirza Pojskic (Neurosurgeon, Marburg University, Germany): From neurosurgical internship in Zenica, Bosnia and fellowship at SMC to becoming the youngest neurosurgeon in Germany: What did it take


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